Andy Murray shows his frustration over late night match: "It's something that tennis needs to sort of have a bit of a think about."

Thursday, 15 September 2022 at 14:00
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The scheduling of the Davis Cup has proved to frustrate individuals this year, Andy Murray in particular.
After Joe Salisbury's and Andy Murray's  5-7 6-4 7-5 loss to Rajeev Ram and Jack Sock , Murray expressed his disappointment with the match finishing at 12:58 AM.
Due to the match ending at such a late time it saw a huge reduction in fans watching ,resulting in a half empty Emirates Arena in Glasgow.
The 35 year old expressed his disappointment of the scheduling tournament and how it was avoidable in an interview after the event.
"We've seen it obviously at the US Open even just last week," Murray said.
"It's something that tennis needs to sort of have a bit of a think about. I don't think it looks that professional."
"There were probably half of the people in there at the end of the match that were there at the beginning. It's a bit of a shame because, well, they missed a great match."
"It's not probably because they didn't want to stay. If you've got children here, you can't stay with them. If you've got to get a bus or train home, you can't do it."
"It's not easy for a crowd to maintain an amazing atmosphere for 10 hours."
After Murray and Salisbury's loss in the first game Cam Norrie came from a set down to beat Taylor Fritz 2-6, 7-6(2), 7-5 to make it all square before the last match.
However the US got the decisive point when Tommy Paul defeated Dan Evans 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 meaning USA won 2-1.
Great Britain will next face the Netherlands on Friday and USA will play Kazakhstan on Sunday.

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